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    Automotive Lubricants

    Published: Nov 2012

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    A lubricant has to perform many functions to effectively lubricate the various parts of a vehicle. These functions include

    • Reduction of friction and wear,

    • Removal of heat,

    • Removal of contaminants,

    • Protection of surfaces from corrosion,

    • Cleaning of surfaces, and

    • Neutralization of acids formed during combustion.

    Author Information:

    Mackney, Derek
    Lubrizol Limited,

    Clague, Nick
    Lubrizol Limited,

    Brown, Gareth
    Lubrizol Limited,

    Fish, Gareth
    The Lubrizol Corporation, Wickliffe, Ohio

    Durham, John
    Lubrizol Limited,

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.0B

    DOI: 10.1520/MNL6220121208102